10 popular commercial actors and where you've seen them before
Some have been acting for years
You know these 10 actors from commercials, but where else have you seen them? Flip through the gallery to find out.
What else you know her from — Since exploding onto the scene in 2013 as a bubbly AT&T employee named Lily, Vayntrub has become a recognizable actor. In addition to the 40-plus AT&T ads she's appeared in, she's had regular roles on critically acclaimed shows like NBC's "This Is Us" and HBO's "Silicon Valley." Vayntrub was born in the former USSR and, before acting, was a high-school dropout who earned her GED.Photo by: Joe Scarnici What else you know him from — Grosz has been one half of Sonic's "two guys" duo in a series of ads that has run since at least 2006. In addition to those commercials, he's worked as a writer for "The Colbert Report" and "Late Night with Seth Meyers." Since 2012, he's had a recurring role in HBO's "Veep," playing lobbyist Sidney Purcell. This year, he started co-starring in Comedy Central's "The President Show," in which he plays Vice President Mike Pence.Photo by: Astrid Stawiarz What else you know her from — Since 2012, Smith-Goodwin has played Red in ads for Wendy's restaurants. Before that, she had a role in an episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." Recently, she's had a regular role in HBO's "Veep," as Candi Caruso. She also recently did voiceover work in the popular video game "Mass Effect: Andromeda."Photo by: Mike Windle What else you know her from — Before playing Progressive's unflappable spokesperson Flo in a long-running series of ads, Courtney had a regular role in the first season of AMC's "Mad Men." Before that, she was a co-star of Adult Swim's "Tom Goes to the Mayor," playing Renee the receptionist. She also worked as a comedian, appearing in acclaimed offbeat shows like HBO's "Mr. Show with Bob and David" and Comedy Central's "The Man Show."Photo by: Rich Polk What else you know him from — Winters has played Mayhem since 2010 but before that, he co-starred in HBO's "Oz" and appeared regularly on popular shows like "30 Rock" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." Since gaining fame for his Allstate ads, Winters has acted in TV series including CBS's "Battle Creek" and Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."Photo by: Dimitrios Kambouris What else you know him from — Bennett is best known for being a cast member of "Saturday Night Live" since 2013, on which he's played Vladimir Putin, Jake Tapper, Mike Pence and others. He's also appeared in movies like "Zoolander No. 2" and "Sing," in which he voiced Lance the porcupine. The series of AT&T ads in which he interviewed kids was critically acclaimed.Photo by: Nicholas Hunt What else you know her from — Crown has appeared as one half of the upbeat DriveTime Girls in a series of recent ads but before that, she was a comedian and writer, working on shows like "Nathan For You" and "The Nerdist." She's also an accomplished voice actor, lending her talents to "Adventure Time," "Bob's Burgers" and the 2016 film "Storks," in which she voiced Tulip, a teen who wanted to find her family.Photo by: Matt Winkelmeyer What else you know him from — Before playing the latest version of the Maytag Man, Ferguson, a Canadian actor, was an improv comic and acted in dozens of TV shows. His most famous role was as star of SyFy's five-season series "Eureka." In the early 2000s, he had regular roles on ABC's "Then Came You" and NBC's "Coupling." More recently, he had a recurring role in Hallmark Channel's first-ever original scripted show "Cedar Cove."Photo by: Joshua Blanchard What else you know him from — Before playing the fictional founder of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's fast food restaurants in a series of ads this year, Esten had a long career in television and music. In the 1990s, he was best known for being a regular player on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" More recently, he's been a co-star of TV's "Nashville," also contributing original music to the show's soundtracks.Photo by: Jason Davis